Roman Skakun

Visit Dates: 2012-13

Ukrainian Catholic University, Lviv, Ukraine

Research Interests
  • Social and religious movements
  • Eastern Europe in 19th and 20th centuries

Roman Skakun was born in 1981 in Lviv, graduated from the Philosophy Department at Ivan Franko National University, studied in Poland (2003-2006), Italy (2009). For many years he worked as a freelance translator. He defended his thesis “Evangelical Christian Holy Zionists: The History of Social Organization and Doctrine” at the Drahomanov National Pedagogical University and received his Candidate of Sciences degree in religious studies. He has translated academic, theological, and journalistic literature from English, Italian, and Polish.  He has also won prestigious prizes for his translations of poetry.

Visiting Scholar for the 2012-2013 academic year.